Pyrenees’ 18

Seven days of mountainous terrain for tough climbs and speedy descents between gentle rolling terrain on quiet roads.

Pyrenees’ 18

Experience the history of The Tour de France Seven days of mountainous terrain for tough climbs and speedy descents between gentle rolling terrain on quiet roads. Rural beauty and traditional villages abound on this tour.

A mix of iconic Tour de France climbs and unique remote passes.

The French Pyrenees mountains are a road cyclist’s heaven, offering challenging climbs, high-speed descents and gentle, rolling terrain to spin out the legs on virtually traffic-free roads.

Not for the faint hearted, but not the hardest tour either.

Seven days of riding up and down the mountainous passes of Tourmalet, Aubisque and Ahusquey on quiet roads where you will experience the history of the Tour de France.

 

Trip Facts

Dates

August 6-14, 2018 (9 days / 8 nights)

Rides

7 rides- Daily avg: 49 miles, 8,100 feet climbing

Start - End

Hendaye Plage - Toulouse

Difficulty

Challenging. For those capable of riding up and down 8000 feet vertical on average, daily

Cities

Hendaye Plage, Saint Jean Pied de Port, Accous, Saint Savin, Cadéac, Luchon, Toulouse

Highlights

Atlantic Ocean, Basque Country, Espelette, long descents, Big bikes on Col Aubisque

Group Size

Limited to 14 riders

Lodging

8 nights in small, quality, bike-friendly hotels

Meals

3 daily meals + ride snacks included

Cols Climbed

17 passes - including Col Marie-Blanque, Tourmalet, Port de Balès, Soulor, Aubisque

Support

- Technical support van - Professional mechanical support & upkeep - All ground transportation - Daily GPS files - Culture document with trip related info - Bilingual tour guides (French/English)

Start your next cycling exploit here!

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